LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Friday condemned the explosions in Pakistan and Iraq that killed 80 and 50 people respectively.
Voicing his condemnation on a micro-blogging website, the foreign secretary said his country stands with Pakistan and Iraq in fight against terrorism.
In this tweet, Johnson said, â€śSickened by shrine attack in #Sehwan and car bomb in #Baghdad. UK stands with #Pakistan and #Iraq in fight against terrorism.â€ť
It should be mentioned here that at least 80 people were killed and scores others wounded in Thursdayâ€™s bombing at shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan.
Also on Thursday, a powerful car bomb ripped through a used car market in south of Baghdad, Iraq’s capital, killing more than 50 people in the deadliest such attack this year. –SAMAAA
Story first published: 17th February 2017